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Date :
4-12-2017
Location :
Overland Park, KS US
Req # :
219075BR
Job Description :
Job Summary

Responsible for the identification and adoption of new, emerging technologies that will be an integral part of the business's success. Assists with standardizing the enterprise process for selecting new technologies. Monitors effectiveness of latest technologies. Develops and improves strategic processes and direction for projects. Provides direction for entire project and project team. Works on multiple projects and solves the most complex problems. Applies advanced subject matter knowledge on a regular basis.
This position will be focused on RAN Signaling and performance and 5G technologies. The focus will require a strong understanding of LTE Layer-2/MAC signaling and on the technology and political issues around 5G.

* candidates in other locations will be considered
  • Represent Sprint in ATIS, ETSI, 3GPP, ITU-R, and NGMN as required to support projects.
  • Be the technical SME on LTE behavior and functionality defined in 3GPP.
  • Work in ITU-R and on the US Delegation for IMT-2020 activity and advocate for Sprint’s policy and Spectrum needs.
  • Work closely across Sprint Technology, Innovation, and Architecture team, with Government Affairs, and RAN Engineering to communicate work and to understand technical and business requirements
  • Work with Product, Corporate Strategy and Business units on business drives to understand technology needs and requirements.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and eight years related work experience or twelve years related work experience post high school
  • Five years experience working with the identification and adoption of new, emerging technologies
  • Five years project management and project implementation experience

Preferred Qualifications

While most Sprint employees are on the front lines in our retail and call centers, there is a force of corporate employees who keep the company charging ahead. Sprint is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; offering industry-leading mobile data services, leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.

Behind each of these technologies is a corporate force made up of Finance, Human Resources, Communications, Marketing, Legal, Government Affairs, Strategy, Network and IT.

This is a fiercely competitive industry, and Sprint employees all share a common job description: Beat our competitors by providing unrivaled service and value to our customers. Behind every decision we make, there is a passion and drive to develop technologies to enhance and simplify our customers' lives.

Are you ready for the big time?
Sprint is a background screening, drug screening, and E-Verify participating employer and considers qualified candidates with criminal histories consistent with applicable law. EOE .
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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US-KS-Overland Park

Sprint is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has been recognized for its commitment to diversity and creating an inclusive workplace where all employees’ backgrounds, talents and contributions are valued. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nation origin, disability or protected veteran status. Sprint is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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